Alexandra Monjar started her career in arts management. After getting interested in architecture and urbanism, she realized that how we shape the built environment can address local and global issues, strengthen our ties and trust with each other, and bring us more happiness. After moving to Boise with her husband in 2014, she shifted her career path and has found her purpose working in land use and real estate to improve public spaces. Monjar is part of a group of Boise-based writers and housing advocates who collaborate and write regular columns appearing in the Idaho Capital Sun about issues related to affordability in Idaho and beyond.
The choice of staying in a home that isn’t safe or braving the streets is one that no one should have to make, but it is one that women in our community face daily. This is one reason I believe that we need to encourage the diversity of housing and increase the number of homes […]